Cecile Raley Designs — Gemstone Mines
Posted by Yvonne Raley on
COVID-19 and the International Gem Business As the world continues to be on pause, I’ve checked in with everyone overseas to find out how my vendors and friends are doing. My What’s App is constantly chirping with news from everywhere as people are home, bored and facing an uncertain future as gems are, after all, a luxury product. Here’s the summary: Africa Antsirabe, Madagascar. Everyone is under stay at home orders. As my friend and supplier Gael put it to me: “All things stop. No customer, no work!! Very hard.” He’s also devastated because he had a sponsor to take...
- 0 comment
- Tags: antsirabe, Arusha Tanzania, Australia, bangkok, blog on rare gemstones, Brett Kosnar, buying from gem trade shows, buying gems, COVID-19, cut gems, dudley blauwet, frankfurt, gem & mineral show, gem and mineral show, gem buying, gem buying abroad, gem buying in madagascar, Gem Dealer, gem dealers, gem district, gem fair, gem market, Gem Markets, Gem Mining, gem sellers, gem setting, gem shopping, gem show, gem trade, gem tradeshow, Gems, gemstone, gemstone dealer, gemstone microscope, gemstone mine, Gemstone Mines, gemstone purchasing, gemstone setting, gemstone show, gemstones, Germany, Hannover, Hong Kong, hong kong gem show, jentsch mineralien, Jentsch Minerals, Jochen Hintze, laser soldering, madagascar, moscow, Nairobi, rhodium plating, rio grande, saint marie aux mines, sapphire, Singapore, sizing rings, stuller